Jennifer Hudson Lands ‘Monster’ Film Role


Jennifer Lands Joins ‘Monster’ Cast

Singer Jennifer Hudson has signed on to star alongside Nas and A$AP Rocky in the upcoming film Monster. The project is based on the Walter Dean Meyers novel of the same name and centers on a 17-year old honors student whose life is turned upside down when he’s charged with a murder he says he did commit.

In addition to Monster, fans can also expect to see Jennifer in the upcoming Netflix film Sandy Wexler. The Oscar-winning actress will also take on the role of Motormouth Maybelle in NBC’s upcoming musical Hairspray Live!. The highly anticipated extravaganza will air without commercial interruptions on December 7th.

As for Jennifer’s music, fans can expect a new album in 2017 according to L.A. Reid. Reid signed Jennifer to a multi-album deal earlier this year with Epic Records. He and Clive Davis will co-produce her upcoming fourth solo album.